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  • The Story Doesn’t Fit in a Grid

    Scott Fralin and Jessica Taylor | Jan 14, 2021

    "Pivoting to digital" during COVID-19 was one of the most fraught and trying experiences for the organizers of The Land...
  • History Enrollment Edges Slightly Lower

    Julia Brookins | Dec 22, 2020

    Undergraduate history enrollment trends continue to range widely, but there have been only small changes to the overall number of...
  • Core of the Matter

    Norm Jones | Dec 21, 2020

    History courses are in demand but governed by competing understandings of their value and role in general education.
  • Working with Death

    Ruth Lawlor | Dec 15, 2020

    For historians studying violence, the archive they confront is one of intense feeling and, often, trauma preserved and rearticulated in the present.
  • True Crime Meets History

    R.E. Fulton | Dec 10, 2020

    Seeking true crime-adjacent histories at the 2020 AHA annual meeting, R.E. Fulton discovered scholars working on questions about the nature of privacy and new methodologies.
  • Turning Inquiry into Action

    Caleb Wood Richardson | Nov 18, 2020

    The University of New Mexico uses communities of practice to evaluate and improve introductory history courses.
  • Consider the Student View

    Monique Dufour | Nov 17, 2020

    How often do we think about our classes from the viewpoint of our students? Such a shift could radically change our approach.
  • Collaborating on the Intro Course

    Trevor R. Getz and Steven M. Harris | Nov 10, 2020

    In collaboration, historians are creating global history modules to share with other teachers with the History for the 21st Century Project.
  • Soundtracks of Sisterhood

    Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020

    As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.
  • Accuracy and Authenticity in a Digital City

    Anne Sarah Rubin | Oct 7, 2020

    Building a digital world raises questions about privileging the accuracy of small details at the expense of portraying larger historical themes. 
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